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. archipelago off of southeast india. the comment by the president of the maldives has this report from deutsche welle. especially telling, as his country goes, so may go the rest of the world. >> reporter: is an island in the north malay group. it's home to about 2,000 people. for generations they have lived from the sea but now the sea itself is threatening their livelihood. the land here has been vanishing for years. and the rate of erosion is increasing. this year, some 15% of the land mass has been lost to the rising sea level. people are worried. not long ago, they could look out to the sea, but now the waves are gnawing the beach away. >> translator: just two weeks ago, you could sit out here comfortably and look out to the ocean in evening. now just look, the beach has almost disappeared. the water is getting higher and higher and the tides are getting stronger. >> reporter: just a few days ago the water inundated the streets. the water all but destroyed this small harbor here. >> translator: we got the land years ago and we built a house. but now the sea is tearing huge pieces of our la
's basically the only computer people are going to have in emerging markets. in india a government regulator just put out a report, four times as many people getting on the web on their phones as on their pc. >> what about that? do you buy into some of these trends or are you just literally looking very specifically at dividend plays and value plays? >> well, one of the things that we've seen is the u.s. consumer and consumer around the world is actually continuing to buy stuff, which is great. you would think that with the challenges the consumer has faced over the last year or so in deleveraging and everything else and the job market the way it is the consumers wouldn't be spending. but one of the things that we're hopeful about with the economy is that the consumer's actually out there spending money. >> well, what about the market here? you're talking about a market that's up 50% from the bottom on march 9th or so. >> we think right now we're pretty much as close to a maximum value point for the moment. when third quarter earnings come out, we expect them to be pleasing enough that the m
in the middle of an unstable region. it is surrounded by iran and afghanistan and its rival, india. there are questions about who this new leader is. >> that's right, there are more than one dozen taliban factions in pakistan. one of them is this man. he was supposed to share power with another taliban faction leader. we understand from western and pakistani intelligence officials that he might have been killed by his rival. right now, western intelligence officials are trying to exploit the division in the taliban. >shepard: we are reporting that he wants to have some high- profile attacks. do we have any idea what or where? >> he has made a statement in recent days to say that president obama is their number one enemy. high-profile attacks like the marriott bombing, he is threatening attacks like this according to western intelligence officials. he wants to rally his followers. shepard: jennifer, thank you. the government reports that the cash for clunkers program generated nearly 700,000 car sales. the program offered rebates of up to $4,500 for consumers that traded in gas guzz
for the future. >> jean-marc boursier, thank you. thank you. >> in line with the rest of asia today, india is trading higher. we're joined now by ayesha faridi. thanks for that, maura. tale, it's been quite a choppy day. while it has struggled or tried not to hit the 4700 mark for the nifty, it isn't really being able to do that. it has made many attempts now for the trading session. all indices are in the green, but a big winner, indeed, or trade is indeed in force and the entire i.t. pack. clst is a brokerage which has been bearish on the entire i.t. space in india and is upgraded and it has upped the price target, as well. and they do also believe that they may beat fy '10 guidance and that is bringing volatility to the space, including in the midcap space. another stock in focus is united which is down by almost 2% in trade today. here is the news why. they have now called off stocks for diaggio sizing high evaluations and anti-trust issues as to why it was called off. it's a sentiment and a dampener with knee jerk reactions coming into it there. meantime, of course, we have a couple o
profits from india's tata steel looking to soar on reports of higher prices and improving demand. tune in to cnbc world to catch all the action overseas. at cnbc's asia headquarters i'm adam bakhtiar going global with your money. >>> well, high-yield bond funds have had a good month so far. 30-plus percent year returns attracting almost $15 billion in assets. has the rally begun to run too far too fast? joined by jim keegan of the ridgeworth immediate bond fund and brendan white of the touchstone high yield bond fund. gentlemen, good to have you on the program. what's your thoughts, jim? >> at this point, maria, all risky assets have run very far very fast in a short period of time and our view right now is the economy is experiencing what we consider to be transitory growth and it's all about the consumer. the consumer is the lynchpin to the u.s. economy and the global economy and we just see that there's a secular change going on in consumer spending behavior driven by four factors -- less consumption, higher savings, less leverage, more regulation, and higher taxes. >> so what do yo
65 others were wounded. >>> a dramatic rescue in india this morning where a 1-month-old baby was pulled out alive from the debris of a collapsed five-story building. the infant was unharmed. it is unclear why the building collapsed. >>> fighter jets were scrambled around the nation's capitol tuesday when a small plane crossed into restricted airspace. the cessna was forced to land at a maryland suburb. officials say the student pilot did not intend any harm. >>> 8:10. back to matt and ann. i guess it is confusing in the air around the capitol building. >> but a student pilot, you do not want to >> hot but not humid here either. 73 downtown. added for a high of about 90 degrees. tomorrow, 85 and isolated storms possible. >> that's your latest weather. >>> up next, senator kennedy and his wife vicki in their own words. but first, these messages. the chic tweed jacket. the sexy silk cargo pant. the tempting tunic. with wit, verve and a little nerve. pieces you'll love to pieces. at chico's. love it, love it, love it. start your three-course meals with a shared appetizer. choose
is to say european union, china, japan, maybe in the future brazil, india and so on -- as long as they are not on the ft a-list and the fta program is marginal, then you have the doha round centraltrality o agriculture to it is very important to poor countries and i think ranchers and farmers have the right to say their industry is more limited and restricted by foreign barriers. agriculture is 8 to 10 american exports. it's not going to grow even if there was an successful doha round. if the administration goes to the public and says we want to make a big push for doha at least as it is and for these three ftas, the public will say the president is a smart guy, i can trust him, it's got not much to do with me. and given that trade is a disadvicive and difficulty in the party, if the administration will push trade and spend political capital on it it needs to have a somewhat different agenda that will do more for america as anconomy and do more for our national security goals as a nation. and let me give, i think, three points from my paper that i would like to see.90 one is we
what is at the center of the multi-lateral system. g-7 is outdated, doesn't include china, india, and other bodies are also not as effective. and to see this coming meeting is loud to lapse is an issue. i hope in the next few weeks we jump-start this process. >> i would use your term to the bank of england directly. if you're going to be a player and regulator, you don't win, then if you're the referee and the player and you can't win, then you've got a real problem on your hands. certainly i think our fed has done a better job to say we are going to get out of qe first and use other facilities to keep the system working the best we can. >> mohammed a couple of quick crude market questions before we run out of time. back on july 28th, headlines ran that said, as you know, el-erian said stock rally won't continue with lack of revenue. el-erian selling into corporate bond equity rally. is that still happening? do you think markets have hit their high for the year? >> we position ourselves more cautiously. we think at these levels risk assets of pricing a lot of good news, not just
, india and russia they have about 3 million people. and if the only educated 10% of their kids, only 10% that would give about the same as our population if we had educated everyone to a high level. let's just say we educate only 25% which is high right now. if we educated 25% but would just give 7million people. so, when you look up the global, a, you hav a poll of 375 million people. and then you have costs of living standard of living is based on and if people aren't really pushing for these global jobs who is going to gethem? so if our kids can't be adaptable, flexible, smarter, more innovativ it's going to have all lot to say about where we are going to be as a nation. so i use this as a backdrop to talk about what and visiting all of these countries over the past years that i have had an opportunity to visit, 23 of them inurope, australia, new aland and asia and some of them i have been anywhere from four to eight times and i look around with some people he been with me on some of these trips and what we try to do and understand i think is very important, and what does it take to
senator kennedy very well. in addition, a statement from our ambassador to india that we're also going to forward. but those brief remarks, i will take questions. >> can you elaborate at all on the very productive and good progress, what it means? >> as they noted in their statement, we plan to continue talks next week. there will be a delegation coming from israel to talk to a special envoy michel. -- mitchell. we do want to make sure that these talks continue to have forward movement, as you noted. that they make good progress. i did not note that. the statement noted that. >> the statement noted that. let's let these talks play out. we have another set next week. there is room for optimism. i do not want to get into anything that will in any way cause any kind of obstruction to this movement. dave? >> in connection with the guardian newspaper, the story on the breakthrough in the middle east, one of the tenants of the store was that the united states is prepared to link its policy with iran. in other words, a harder line on iran by the united states. an incentive for the israelis. c
would have come from other places, vietnam, india, or brazil. even if we had only been worried about u.s. workers and not u.s. consumers, this would not have donenything for u.s. workers. these are some of the same discussions that we're seeing now. the problem is that there were strong philosophical approaches which said that the reason the bush administration did not do this was this ideological commitment to free trade and they are willing to sellout u.s. workers and things would not be any different. that premise would make it very hard to say, we just checked and there are more countries out there than just china and this might not actually do much. >> of political comment, because none of us are confident the deal with the technicalities of this particular case. as phil mentioned, surge protection was part of a deal to get congress to deal -- to mix at dublin's -- wto admission for china. whether or not any of these cases merited its use, a lesson that people in congress who made this deal will clean from what the bush administration did -- and let's assume that the obama adminis
clever title. and the jewelry line is stunning, by the way. and it goes back to your roots in india and you take some inspiration from that, but you've also lightened it up a little bit, as well. >> yeah. i mean, i love beautiful traditional indian jewelry. i have a lot of it, of course, from my mother, from my grandmother and aunts, but i really wanted something a little more modern, a little more wearable and i think that there was a need in the marketplace of women like me who don't have time to come home after work and change before they go out at night. i leave the house at 9:00 and i'm wearing a blazer or a pant suit because i've got meetings. and maybe i change into a cocktail dress. or on the weekends, i go to the grocery store, go shopping with a girlfriend and then wear jeans and i needed jewelry that could serve all the different parts of my life. and i wasn't finding it. i just wanted pretty delicate jewelry that didn't upstage me, that could go with all the different parts of my wardrobe and my personality. and so i started off just creating a micro collection of pieces
. >>> a dramatic rescue in india this morning where a1-month-old baby was pulled outalive fro the debris of a collapsed five-story building. the infant was unharmed. it is unclear why the building collapsed. >>> ghter jets we scrambled arou the nati's capitol tuesday when a small plane crossed into restricted airspace. the cessna was forced to land at a maryland suburb. officials say the student pilot did not intend any harm. >>> 8:10. back to mat and ann. i guess iis confusing in the air around the capitol building. >> but a student pilot, you do not want to see fighter pilots scrambling around in front of you. not a good scene. >>> let's get a check of the weather. >> thanks. got some friends here from the big easy. >> i'm vernon. that's my wife linda. >> nice to see you. >> bob, happy birthday! >> wt happens with girlfen stays with girlfriends. where you guys from? >> ft. worth, texas. >>ll right, very nice. don't mess with texas. let's check your -- how you doing, young man? all right. let's check your weather, see at's happening. our pick city today, montgomery, alabama. wsfa, nbc
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